President Muhammadu Buhari has permitted the reinstatement of the suspended Vice-Chancellor of the College of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.
The President made this recognized in an announcement by the Ministry of Schooling’s Director of Press and Public Relations, Ben-Bem Goong, on Wednesday.
”The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has permitted the report of the Particular Visitation Panel to the College of Lagos.
”The highlights of the findings and proposals permitted by Mr. President are as follows – the elimination of Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe because the Vice-Chancellor didn’t comply with due course of.
”The Vice-Chancellor was not granted a possibility to defend himself on the allegations upon which his elimination was based mostly. He ought to accordingly be re-instated.
”All allegations made towards the Vice-Chancellor and the administration of the College earlier than and after the Structure of the Particular Visitation Panel ought to be referred to common Visitation Panel for thorough investigation and obligatory suggestions.
”The method adopted by the Council within the appointment of Professor Omololu Soyombo as Appearing Vice-Chancellor of the College was inconsistent with the provisions of the Regulation referring to the appointment of an Appearing Vice-Chancellor.
”The Governing Council ought to be dissolved.
”Mr. President after cautious evaluation of the report has permitted all of the suggestions of the Panel.
”Accordingly, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe is hereby reinstated because the Vice-Chancellor of the College of Lagos.
“The Governing Council of the College of Lagos Chaired by Dr. B. O. Babalakin is hereby dissolved. Mr. President hopes these steps will convey peace, stability, focus and route to the College,” the assertion learn.